Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Society Gala Honors the 2022 Philanthropist and Physician Champion Award Winners

Mar 31, 2022 at 03:52 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.  – The Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation’s annual Rutherford Society Gala was held on March 19, 2022, at Middle Tennessee.... Read More

Proposed Bill Sponsored by Murfreesboro Representative Gains Ground for Medical Cannabis Use

Mar 31, 2022 at 06:00 am by WGNS

A bill sponsored by State Representative Bryan Terry that focuses on medical cannabis has been making progress in the Tennessee House of Representatives (HB 2641).Representati.... Read More

Vanderbilt Eye Institute opens in Murfreesboro

Mar 25, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

Vanderbilt Eye Institute recently opened a new Murfreesboro office on Heritage Park Dr. Their eye institute is the largest ophthalmology practice in a several-state region and.... Read More

New guidelines hope to prevent colon cancer in younger people

Mar 25, 2022 at 06:54 am by WGNS

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and according to the Centers for Disease Control colorectal cancer is a third leading cause of cancer death for both men and women.... Read More

U.S. Precision Medicine Research Program Releases Genomic Data

Mar 18, 2022 at 03:15 pm by WGNS

Earlier this month the All of Us Research Program released an initial large batch of genomic data on its cloud-based research platform, the Researcher Workbench, including who.... Read More

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic Pediatrics Presents 3rd Annual Storybook Breakfast Fundraiser with Your Local United Way

Mar 16, 2022 at 08:00 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN - MMC Pediatrics presents the Third Annual Storybook Breakfast fundraising event. Rutherford County’s youngest residents will have the chance.... Read More

Dr. Jessica Crowder joins WGNS on the air Tuesday morning - Hear the Podcast HERE

Mar 08, 2022 at 09:03 am by Producer

Our guest today is Dr. Jessica Crowder with the Ascension Medical Group - Saint Thomas New Salem offices. Today, Dr. Crowder talked about preventative health screenings of all.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Society Gala Honoring the 2022 Philanthropist and Physician Champion Award Winners

Mar 07, 2022 at 02:22 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.-  The Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation will host their annual Society Gala on March 19, 2022. This event will take place at 6pm in Middle.... Read More

Dr. Craig McCabe on WGNS - Talking about allergies, eye issues and more

Mar 07, 2022 at 09:02 am by Producer

Craig McCabe, MD, "The Eye Doctor" interacts with the public about eye issues, allergies and more.  In addition to eye treatments and surgery, Dr. McCabe has made many fr.... Read More

Poll Shows Eroding Trust among Tennessee Parents in COVID-19 And Vaccine Information

Mar 05, 2022 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

Fewer Tennessee parents polled by the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy in fall 2021 reported they trust information they receive about vaccines than the same time in.... Read More

TN Department of Health Awarded Project To Build Alzheimer's Disease Awareness

Mar 05, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) announced today it was awarded a two-year project to build capacity to promote Alzheimer's disease awareness. This project will suppor.... Read More

The American Heart Association’s Rutherford Heart Ball - POSTPONED

Mar 03, 2022 at 03:45 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro – The volunteer board of directors of the Rutherford County American Heart Association previoously announced the date of the Rutherford Heart Ball .... Read More

Tennessee Department of Health Recognizes World Birth Defects Day

Mar 01, 2022 at 06:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health recognizes World Birth Defects Day on March 3, 2022, joining other birth defect prevention organizations, including the World Health Organiz.... Read More

Giving the Gift of Milk this New Year. Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford and the Milk Bank of Tennessee Team up to Save Babies’ Lives

Feb 11, 2022 at 12:24 pm by WGNS

Some call it liquid gold. Breast milk has many advantages in helping babies grow. It can build immunity and mature intestinal tracts, provide vital nutrients and hormones, red.... Read More

Today, WGNS Focused on Heart Health with a guest from Ascension Saint Thomas Heart Rutherford

Feb 08, 2022 at 09:02 am by Producer

Our guest this morning was Dr. Ramya Suryadevara, MD, FACC, FSCAI who discussed with host Scott Walker, common problems dealing with the heart. February is American Heart.... Read More

Diana Health brings a new model of healthcare for women and their families to Smyrna - Grand Opening Celebration March 5th

Feb 07, 2022 at 07:00 pm by WGNS

Diana Health launched its new, modern medical clinic in Smyrna, Tennessee his past week (February 4th) and is planning to host a Grand Opening Celebration next month.Diana H.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford to host February 12th Galentine's Day Mammogram Event

Feb 07, 2022 at 04:23 pm by WGNS

It was February 2019 when Karen Samuels went in for her routine mammogram. “When I got to the age where I could start having mammograms, I never missed my annual appoint.... Read More

Your 5-Minutes of Being Healthier in the New Year with Sunshine Nutrition Center

Jan 31, 2022 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Family owned and operated health food store Sunshine Nutrition Center has a huge inventory of herbs, vitamins, grocery items, natural products and more. Their focus is on.... Read More

Vanderbilt Child Health Poll of Tennessee parents: 40% of kids missed at least one week of school; 70% favor remote learning availability

Jan 26, 2022 at 04:34 pm by WGNS

STUDY: The latest analysis of the Vanderbilt Child Health Poll has found that nearly 40% of Tennessee parents said their children missed at least one week of school during the.... Read More

A simple change or two in your diet can change your life - 5-Min. Interview with Sunshine Nutrition Center

Jan 24, 2022 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Locally owned and operated health food store Sunshine Nutrition has a huge inventory of herbs, vitamins, grocery items, natural products and more. Their focus is on your healt.... Read More